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Star-Spangled Caprese Salad Phyllo Shells

Total Time: 15 MIN Makes: 15 appetizers
Prep Time: 15 MIN Cook Time: 0 MIN

Winner in the 1-2-3-4 Mini Phyllo Shells Recipe Contest

  • 5 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese (1/8 inch thick)
  • 1 cup tomatoes, diced, reserve 15 pieces for garnish
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, torn
  • 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette dressing
  • 1 package (15 count) AthensĀ® Phyllo Shells


Cut 15 star shapes from mozzarella cheese using a small star cookie cutter. Excess cheese can be added to tomato mixture if desired.
In a small bowl, combine remaining tomatoes with basil and balsamic vinaigrette. Fill each phyllo shell with tomato mixture. Top shells with a cheese star. Garnish with a tomato piece. Serve immediately.